Jump into Spring with SWSG Boston
Posted by SWSG Mentor Mar 3, 2014 10 years, Ayanna Pressley, Boston, Celebrate, celebrate girls, Celebration, Community, empower girls, empowerment, field trips, Girls, Girls' Leap, Jump Into Spring, Leadership, Simmons College, Strong Girls, unique talents and abilities, workshops
“I am strong because I believe in myself.” A statement like this, exclaimed by one of our girls, makes events like Jump into Spring a celebration to look forward to each year as it embodies the essence of SWSG.
Join us on Saturday, April 5 from 10AM to 12:30PM at the Melnea Cass Recreational Complex in Roxbury for our annual Jump into Spring to celebrate our strong girls.
This year, the theme of Jump Into Spring is “Happy Birthday, SWSG!” since we will be celebrating the accomplishments of our organization in building communities of strong women and strong girls across neighborhoods and the country for the past 10 years.
The event will have several speakers and workshops for girls to take part in together. They will be experiencing cycles of mutual empowerment through the expression of their unique talents and abilities. Our girls can expect several engaging activities to participate in where they can work together and learn to celebrate girl power in Boston.
Girls’ Leap, a self-defense organization serving girls in the greater Boston area will be running a workshop. Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences will be offering a healthy lifestyles workshop, teaching them the importance of getting active. We are looking forward to exciting performers from Northeastern, as well as the advocacy performance group Origination Inc. The Mission Grammar Step Team featuring some of SWSG’s girls will be starting the day for us, while the inspiring Boston Councilwoman, Ayanna Pressley, will be speaking to the girls about the importance of mentoring.
The goal of Jump Into Spring is to have mentors and girls leave feeling empowered and inspired by fellow strong women and strong girls
Want to get involved? If you would like to help us run a strong event for our girls, please contact Boston Program Manager, Kenyora Johnson.
This event would not be possible without our presenting sponsor, Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan. Thank you for shouting out loud with us, and for supporting girls in Greater Boston.
Amanda Gordon is a sophomore at Simmons College studying International Relations and Economics. She is the Cross Chapter Collaboration Intern and chair of the JUMP Squad, as well as a mentor and Chapter Coordinator for the the Simmons College SWSG Chapter.